Percents! Yo, I know most everyone out there hates percents. I got a kinda question lots of people say’s confusin’. That’s when it’s askin’ about percent increase. This one’s in lotsa word problems. An’ I know how you love word problems! How ’bout we try one out?
I got a new hard drive, to back up my computer. The old hard drive I was usin’ was 250 GB. Now, the new one’s 640 GB. Sweet! So, what’s the percent increase in hard drive space from the old hard drive to the new one?
Give it a minute, try to work it out. What’dya think? Continue reading
Yo, one thing I know, math is part of life. Y’all pay yo’ bills every month, right? Gotta balance income and outgo? Math, right? Not jus’ that, but thinkin’ about what you wanna do after you get yo’ GED? Best payin’ jobs, all about math. Construction, design, computers, fightin’ fires, all of ‘em use math one way or another. Not to mention trackin’ all yo’ favorite sports teams. I got dat down. Found this article, ’bout eighth graders learnin’ all about how math leads on to better careers… somethin’ we all could learn: Math Is Everywhere Continue reading